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Louis Napoleon

[loo-ee, loo-is; French lwee] /ˈlu i, ˈlu ɪs; French lwi/
noun

Napoleon

[nuh-poh-lee-uh n, -pohl-yuh n] /nəˈpoʊ li ən, -ˈpoʊl yən/
noun
1.
Louis
[loo-ee;; French lwee] /ˈlu i;; French lwi/ (Show IPA),
Napoleon III.
2.
a male given name.

Napoleon III

noun
1.
(Louis Napoleon; Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte)
[loo-ee;; French lwee] /ˈlu i;; French lwi/ (Show IPA),
1808–73, president of France 1848–52, emperor of France 1852–70 (nephew of Napoleon I).
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British Dictionary definitions for Louis Napoleon

Louis Napoleon

noun
1.
the original name of Napoleon III

napoleon

/nəˈpəʊlɪən/
noun
1.
a former French gold coin worth 20 francs bearing a portrait of either Napoleon I or Napoleon III
2.
(cards) the full name for nap3 (sense 1)
3.
the US name for millefeuille
Word Origin
C19: from French napoléon, after Napoleon I

Napoleon III

noun
1.
full name Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, known as Louis-Napoleon. 1808–73, Emperor of the French (1852–70); nephew of Napoleon I. He led two abortive Bonapartist risings (1836; 1840) and was elected president of the Second Republic (1848), establishing the Second Empire in 1852. Originally successful in foreign affairs, he was deposed after the disastrous Franco-Prussian War
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